Four of five Medical Assistant externs from the Medical Assistant program at Minnesota School of Business in Blaine have been hired on by their externship sites. According to Dan Peterson, Medical Assistant Program Chair, the supervisor of the fifth extern said that she would have been hired on if a position was open.
The Medical Assistant program requires students to do a 240 hour externship. This externship gives student’s a “real-life” hands-on experience with patients in a medical
Externships can be looked at as a 240 hour job interview. There are times when a student does not get hired on right away from their externship, but a few months later receives a call for an interview.